Canada Housing Starts  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts increased to 248.1 thousand units in June of 2018 from a downwardly revised 193.9 thousand units in May and beating market expectations of 210 thousand. It was the highest reading in seven months, as multiple urban starts surged 46.4 percent to 172.8 thousand and urban starts grew 29.9 percent to 228.8 thousand. On the other hand, single-detached urban starts decreased 3.5 percent to 56 thousand units. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 19.3 thousand units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.41 Thousand from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-08 12:15 PM Housing Starts 214K 225.5K 220K 217K
2018-06-08 12:15 PM Housing Starts 195.6K 216.8K 218K 210K
2018-07-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 248.1K 195.6K 210K 205.5K
2018-08-08 12:15 PM Housing Starts 248.1K 229.4K
2018-09-06 12:15 PM Housing Starts 231.2K
2018-10-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 230.5K


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8200000.00 7810678.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 248.10 195.60 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 103.10 103.10 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
248.10 195.60 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 248.10 Jun/18
France 31300.00 May/18
Japan 1.30 May/18
Russia 3.50 May/18
Spain 0.89 Mar/18
Turkey 6822.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 39890.00 Mar/18
United States 1173.00 Jun/18


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